Scott Shetler is a Chicago-based freelance writer whose words can be found on PopCrush, Diffuser and other music, pop culture and travel websites. He has interviewed a wide range of artists, from Anthony Kiedis to Weird Al Yankovic and from Amanda Palmer to Taylor Hanson. He freely acknowledges an inexplicable obsession with the music of cheesy ‘80s pop duo Air Supply.
Bruno Mars Makes Out to His Own Music
Bruno Mars sometimes makes out to his own music, and he's man enough to admit it. The crooner made the confession today during a radio interview with Ryan Seacrest to promote his new single, 'Locked Out of Heaven.'
Olly Murs Pursues Cute Girl in New ‘Heart Skips a Beat’ Video
Olly Murs chases a girl down the Venice Beach boardwalk in his latest video for 'Heart Skips a Beat.' She pretends she's not interested in the singer, but viewers can tell she secretly enjoys being serenaded.
Cee Lo Green Denies Sexual Battery Allegations
TMZ is reporting that Cee Lo Green has been accused of sexual battery, but the site also received a forceful denial from the singer, who insisted that he did nothing inappropriate.
Coldplay Capture ‘Mylo Xyloto’ World Tour on ‘Live 2012′ CD/DVD Release
Coldplay are wrapping up their 'Mylo Xyloto' album cycle with the Nov. 20 release of 'Live 2012,' a concert film and album that captures highlights from the band's year-long world tour.
Kanye West’s Lawyer Confirms Sex Tape
Kanye West's lawyer confirmed the existence of a sex tape featuring the rapper, via a takedown notice sent to AllHipHop.com which claimed the video was stolen from Kanye's computer.
Demi Lovato Named Ambassador for ‘Mean Stinks’ Anti-Bullying Campaign
Demi Lovato says she was bullied mercilessly in middle school, which helps explain why she's thrilled to be the new ambassador for Secret's "Mean Stinks" campaign.
Big Sean Says Kanye West Has Made Himself, Nicki Minaj + Others Rewrite Raps
Big Sean says that Kanye West demands flawless execution from his collaborators, to the point that West has made Sean, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross and others rewrite their verses if he felt they weren't up to par.
Katy Perry Cleanses Her ‘Chakra’ on Volcano + Confirms Obama Fundraiser Performance
These days, Katy Perry is getting spiritual and political. After cleansing her spirit with meditation and a journey to the top of a volcano, Perry has signed on for a fundraiser for President Obama.
Justin Bieber, One Direction + More Make Billboard’s ’21 Under 21′ List
Who's the hottest young star in music? Billboard magazine says it's Justin Bieber, who edges out One Direction for the crown on the '21 Under 21: Music's Hottest Minors' list, which is heavy on teen pop acts but also features hip-hop stars like Mac Miller and country singers…
‘Idol’ Judges Mariah Carey + Nicki Minaj Were Originally Set to Join ‘The Voice’
The new divas of 'American Idol,' Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj, were about to pledge their allegiance to 'The Voice' before 'Idol' came calling. Us magazine reports that the superstars were originally considering taking temporary chairs on 'The Voice' for one …
Carly Rae Jepsen Dishes on ‘Friendly’ Justin Bieber Collaboration
Carly Rae Jepsen and Justin Bieber team up on the duet 'Beautiful' on Jepsen's latest album, 'Kiss,' which hits stores tomorrow (Sept. 18.) What does 'Beautiful' sound like? Jepsen herself describes the tune as, "charming, friendly and hopefully feel-good.…
Adele’s Pregnancy Inspires Her to Take ‘Lighter’ Approach to Third Album
Adele's '21' was a massive worldwide success, despite its heavy lyrical content about breakups and failed relationships. Now pregnant with her first child, Adele is planning for her next album to be much "lighter," according to an Us magazine source.